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'''Moran Lee "Dock" Boggs''' (February 7, 1898 – February 7, 1971) was an influential Old-time music|old-time singer, songwriter and banjo player. His style of banjo playing, as well as his singing, is considered a unique combination of Appalachian music|Appalachian folk music and African-American blues. Contemporary folk musicians and performers consider him a seminal figure, at least in part because of the appearance of two of his recordings from the 1920s, "Sugar Baby" and "Country Blues", on Harry Everett Smith|Harry Smith's 1951 ''Anthology of American Folk Music'' collection. Boggs was initially recorded in 1927 and again in 1929, although he worked primarily as a coal miner for most of his life. He was "rediscovered" during the American folk music revival|folk music revival of the 1960s, and spent much of his later life playing at various folk music festivals and recording for Folkways Records.
Birth nameMoran Lee Boggs
Alias| birth_date = {{birth date|1898|2|7}}
Death date{{death date and age|1971|2|7|1898|2|7}}
Origin| instrument = Banjo
GenreOld-time music|Old-time
Occupation| years_active = c. 1927–1929, 1963–1971
LabelBrunswick Records|Brunswick
Lonesome Ace
Folkways Records|Folkways
Associated acts| website =
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